Press Room

January 2019

If you read nothing else …

The three most important things for you to know.

  1. Be on the lookout for a survey at the end of January!
  2. Download a member badge to put on your website.
  3. MOB was featured on a podcast! Listen below.

Mark your calendar for these can’t miss events.

Wednesday, February 6th8-9:30am
Breakfast Briefing: Ask an Expert: Digital Marketing + Social Media
Location: Blaze Partners, 30 Danforth St, Portland, ME
RSVP Coming Soon

Tuesday, March 26th, 1-4pm
Hall of Flags
Location: State House, Augusta, ME

Happy New Year! To ensure the best experience for 2019, we would love to hear about your experience in 2018- what did you love and what did you want to see more of? At the end of January, we will be sending out a survey via email and would love your participation. Providing value to our members is a crucial part of our mission, and we want to make sure we are doing so to the best of our ability!

If you joined in 2017 or January 2018, you should have received a membership renewal invoice a few weeks ago. Thank you to to the following members who have already re-upped their membership: Baxter Outdoors, Brant & Cochran, Flowfold, Foothill Fuels, Good To-Go, Governor Baxter, Maine-Lee Technology Group, Pyxie, Sterling Rope, and Winterstick!

From member brands to non-profit partner to sponsor, we are extremely thankful for your support. We’re proud to be part of this community, and we hope you are too! To spread the love, we’d love for you to download your respective badge and add it to your website, your email signature… anywhere you want to share your involvement with MOB! This will not only help grow awareness for MOB, but for all of our member brands looking for more traffic to their websites.

Download Here

If you’re thinking about heading out to Denver this summer for OR, check in with us first! MOB is considering a larger presence in the form of a large Maine pavilion- something bigger and better than what we’ve done in the past. While details are still in the works, to find out more info and if you have interest in joining MOB at OR this summer, please email

In December, board president Jim Hauptman sat down with Pale Morning Media to discuss the state of the Office of Outdoor Recreation in Maine, how Maine Outdoor Brands was formed, and what’s on the horizon.

Click to listen

Throughout February, the Maine Outdoor Coalition is has curated a schedule of incredible outdoor events. From hikes and snowshoeing to ski clinics, ice climbing and more, check out their list of events to find one near you!

(Not to mention, their planning team includes two MOB event committee members: Kaitlyn Bernard of AMC and Nick Callanan of No Umbrella Media!)

Since 1987, the Land for Maine’s Future Coalition has conserved more than 600,000 acres of critical natural resources, expanding public access to the outdoors in all sixteen Maine counties.

If you’d like to help support their efforts to renew funding for land conservation in Maine, please add your name to their growing list of supporters. 


The Millinocket Century is a free bicycle ride designed in the spirit of the Millinocket Marathon, to bring another event to the area. Participants spend money in town and along the various length rides (25, 50, 70, 100 miles) through the Millinocket area, including Medway, Milo, Lincoln, Brownville and Howland.
For more information, or to discuss potential sponsorship or donation, go to or reach out via email to


Summit: Blaze Partners, BernsteinShur, Machias Savings Bank
Tree Line: Maine Outdoor Properties and Kingspoke
Trailhead: Fendler PR, Cairn Consulting, Warren, Curries & Buchanan,
SA Hutnak & Associates, 50Fish, Nimlok Maine, and Philbrook PR.